In maths, parents can help children succeed by helping children to practice concepts learnt at school to achieve fluency and ease. Parent's can also provide practical opportunities to apply maths such as adding and subtracting money in terms of " What can I afford with my pocket money?" learning to weigh and measure capacity in cookery, learning to tell the time on analogue and digital clocks and use calendars and timetables.
On this page are some websites which can help your child achieve fluency by practising basic skills. Particularly important are:
In the first list, the games are in order of difficulty and there is some overlap between key stage 1 and 2 games.
Below the games is are short guides for parents on helping your child with basic skills.
Further on down the page you will find tutorial videos. These are designed to help you understand what your child is learning, rather than to be used directly by your child.
But how do they learn that at school?